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    first knife: Fujiwara Denka?

    Not defensive, just trying to explain why TF charges what he charges and why the 240 cost more. Not sure if this answers the question... Most of TF customer's don't because whatever knife they bought from TF exceed their expectations. It's the small minority that worry about the details of the...
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    first knife: Fujiwara Denka?

    TF charges based on what it costs him to make stuff, right or wrong. Anything over 210 takes a lot more time for them. Maybe he uses child labor with short arms?? The pre-laminated Nashiji knives are easy to make so they're cheap. The Mabawhatas cost more than Nashiji because laminating the...
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    first knife: Fujiwara Denka?

    I can think of one but her knives come with a cheese grater, so I guess it's really not apples to apples...
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    first knife: Fujiwara Denka?

    The people who complain about wonky grinds on TF are basically swine who are not worthy of pearls....fact!
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    first knife: Fujiwara Denka?

    TF > JML
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    first knife: Fujiwara Denka?

    They're not making custom knives...just trying to pick the one from inventory that matches the customer's desires.
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    Whats cooking? **** Making something fine and fancy?** Just plain good? Show us!

    Wifey had a long, hard Monday...requested Hayashi rice and a Negroni. Nijiya Market to the rescue. Good rice is a must. Brown then braise before adding the "Tasty Sauce Mix" Rich and tasty Serve with a bright fennel, carrot salad. It's becoming my comfort food too...
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    Customer service question

    You might consider using PayPal as your merchant or at least adding as an option. PayPal offers seller protection as long as you it's an eligible transaction meaning shipped to the buyer's registered PayPal address with tracking. Signature is required for items over $750...
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    Avatar and Identity

    My avatar is a pumpkin sculpture by Yayoi Kusama. It's installed on a beach on Naoshima Island in Japan's Seto Inland Sea...one of my favorite places anywhere.
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    Unpopular opinions

    You'd get even better girls with your cooking...IMO!